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dc.contributor.authorMaybin, Eileenen
dc.contributor.editorWalker, Bridgeten
dc.date.accessioned2011-05-24T10:06:41Zen
dc.date.available2011-05-24T10:06:41Zen
dc.date.issued1994-02-01en
dc.identifier.issn1355-2074en
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/09682869308519996en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10546/131231en
dc.descriptionThere was a massive and generous response within India to the earthquake disaster in Maharashtra, and many volunteers came to the affected areas to offer assistance. The majority of volunteers were men, and it was important to ensure that this did not mean, as so often has been the case, that the experience and particular needs of women were not fully identified and addressed. In the first weeks after the disaster women suffered increased stress because of the lack of privacy. There was no opportunity to communicate in privacy with partners, families and intimate friends. Other problems related to women's domestic roles as managers of food and water. There were complaints about the poor quality of the relief grain, the lack of fresh vegetables, and the difficulties and cost of cooking with kerosene rather than on the wood-fired stoves, destroyed in the disaster. The use of buckets rather than water-pots made the water more liable to contamination, and the delivery of water by tanker was not well-organised, leading to a free-for all, and spillage. The following reports describe some of the problems women faced. Eileen Maybin notes the especial vulnerability of widows, and the denial of their rights to land and property. This article is hosted by our co-publisher Taylor & Francis. For the full table of contents for this and previous issues of this journal, please visit the <a href="http://www.genderanddevelopment.org">Gender and Development</a> website.en
dc.format.extent3en
dc.format.mimetypePDFen
dc.language.isoEnglishen
dc.publisherOxfam GBen
dc.publisherRoutledgeen
dc.relation.urlhttp://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/rebuilding-shattered-lives-131231
dc.subjectConflict and disasters
dc.subjectFood and livelihoods
dc.subjectGender
dc.titleRebuilding shattered livesen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.eissn1364-9221en
dc.identifier.journalGender & Developmenten
oxfam.signoff.statusFor public use – can be shared outside Oxfamen
oxfam.subject.countryIndiaen
oxfam.subject.keywordConflict
oxfam.subject.keywordDisasters
oxfam.subject.keywordFood security
oxfam.subject.keywordLand rights
oxfam.subject.keywordGender and Development Journal
oxfam.subject.keywordGaD
prism.issuenameWomen and Emergenciesen
prism.number1en
prism.volume2en
dc.year.issuedate1994en
dc.year.issuedate1994en
dc.year.issuedate1994en


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